As per the estimates, the count of Nigerian Immigrants to Canada has tripled in the last few years. In 2019, the total number of Nigerians that became Canadian Permanent Residents were more than 12,000. In addition to this, Nigeria stood on number four in a list of top source countries of immigrants to Canada.
Canada is a welcoming country to newcomers and it offers several opportunities to talented workers in a large number of sectors such as health care, oil, and gas, ICT, among others.
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Also, the official language of Nigeria is English which gives a great advantage to Nigerians in the Comprehensive Ranking System score compared with other nationalities. And, language proficiency is one of the major factors in the CRS score of the Express Entry.
Further, with the recent ban imposed on Nigerian Immigration to U.S. for permanent residency, Canada has become the topmost destination for Nigerians to pursue economic opportunities in their fields.